Tag: Better

Nikon D7500 vs Nikon D500: Which is better for you?

D7500 vs D500 The launch of the D7500 presents an interesting quandary for camera buyers: should I buy the D500 or save some money and get the D7500? We’ll look at the differences between the two, to help illuminate the question for you. Which one is ‘best’ will be a choice for you, of course, […]

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Why Printing Your Work Will Make You a Better Photographer and Save You Thousands of Dollars in the Long Run

If your work never leaves the confines of a computer screen then you are seriously missing out. Some people might think printing is an indulgence, but seeing your photography in this way will actually benefit your career on many levels. [ Read More ] Paul Adshead Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour […]

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How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Make Better Landscape Photos

In an earlier article, I wrote that neutral density filters are the secret weapon of the landscape photographer. I couldn’t work without mine and I suspect most landscape photographers would say the same. But why are they so useful? There are two reasons. One is that neutral density filters give you control over exposure, and […]

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5 Creative Exercises to Help Make You a Better Photographer

It’s tempting to think you need a new piece of photography equipment to become more creative. While sometimes it’s true, (macro photography, for example, is much easier with a macro lens) creativity works best within restraints. So, how do you become more creative without buying more gear? Here are some ideas to take you out […]

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The Five “P’s” of Better Wildlife Photography

We have seen a few different slogans relating to the five “P’s” for improving photography in general such as ‘Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance’ or ‘Proper Planning Produces Perfect Photos’ but nothing detailed or specific to wildlife photography. “Wild Africa” captured by PictureSocial member Theodore Mattas We therefore compiled the following list of five “P’s” […]

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How to See and Photograph Light – 6 Tips to Help you Take Better Photos

I was teaching a class recently and someone asked me how they could have made a particular set of landscape images better. Should they have used a different aperture, shutter speed, etc.? “You couldn’t have made those photos any better because the light was terrible.” I explained. You must learn to see and photograph light to take […]

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10 Tips for How to Take Better Photos

Here are ten ways you can improve your photography. photo by Joel Goldstein 1. Select the Correct Lens and Use It Appropriately Wide angle lenses, telephoto lenses, macro lenses, fish eye lenses; they all produce different results and impact differently on your image, particularly in relation to the proximity to your subject. For instance, wide […]

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